Celtics championship parade 2024: Date, time and more to know

Get ready for the Duck Boats!

The Celtics have clinched the 2024 NBA Finals in style, wrapping up a gentleman’s sweep over the Mavericks.


After years of playoff heartbreak, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown have finally steered Boston to its NBA-leading 18th championship banner.

Boston’s playoff journey was nothing short of dominant, finishing with a stellar 16-3 record that will go down in NBA annals.

Now, Bostonians are eagerly awaiting the sight of their champions parading through the city streets. When will the festivities kick off? The Sporting News has all the insider scoop to ensure you don’t miss a beat.



When is the Celtics championship parade?

  • Date: Friday, June 21
  • Start time: TBD

The Celtics’ victory parade is slated for Friday, June 21, according to insider Gary Washburn from The Boston Globe. After the celebrations in Boston, the team plans to head to Miami for a few days of festivities.

While the exact time of the parade has yet to be confirmed, it’s worth noting that Boston’s 2008 championship parade kicked off at 11 a.m. ET for reference. Stay tuned for more details as the city gears up to honor its triumphant Celtics squad.


Celtics parade route

If the Celtics stick with their traditional parade route in Boston, the festivities will kick off at TD Garden. The celebratory procession will then wind its way down Causeway Street, making its way downtown, passing by City Hall Plaza. Excited fans will line Tremont Street as the iconic Duck Boats glide through the historic Boston Common. The route continues with a right turn onto Boylston Street, culminating in the jubilant finale at Copley Square.

As for the weather forecast for the Celtics’ championship parade, Friday looks to be a relief from the current heat wave gripping Boston this week. The forecast as of Monday, June 17th, predicts a high of 83 degrees Fahrenheit with a 35 percent chance of rain. Celtics fans can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the weather should cooperate for this momentous occasion.


How to watch, stream Celtics championship parade

  • TV channel: TBD
  • Live stream: TBD